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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a unit of length of thread or yarn;

2. a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock;
[syn: pasture, pastureland, grazing land, lea, ley]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lea \Lea\, n. [Cf. Lay, n. (that which is laid), 4.] (Textile Manuf.) (a) A measure of yarn; for linen, 300 yards; for cotton, 120 yards; a lay. (b) A set of warp threads carried by a loop of the heddle. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lea \Lea\, n. [OE. ley, lay, As. le['a]h, le['a]; akin to Prov. G. lon bog, morass, grove, and perh. to L. lucus grove, E. light, n.] A meadow or sward land; a grassy field. "Plow-torn leas." --Shak. [1913 Webster] The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea. --Gray. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mausoleum \Mau`so*le"um\, n.; pl. E. Mausoleums, L. -lea. [L. mausoleum, Gr. ?, fr. ? Mausolus, king of Caria, to whom Artemisia, his widow, erected a stately monument, one of the wonders of the ancient world.] A magnificent tomb, or stately sepulchral monument. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lea n 1: a unit of length of thread or yarn 2: a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock [syn: pasture, pastureland, grazing land, lea, ley]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

25 Moby Thesaurus words for "lea": campo, grass, grass veld, grassland, grazing, haugh, haughland, llano, mead, meadow, meadow land, pampa, pampas, park, pasturage, pasture, pasture land, prairie, range, savanna, steppe, steppeland, swale, vega, veld
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

LEA Law Enforcement Agency (ETSI, ETSI 201 671)
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Lea -- U.S. County in New Mexico Population (2000): 55511 Housing Units (2000): 23405 Land area (2000): 4392.956954 sq. miles (11377.705796 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.061833 sq. miles (2.750135 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4394.018787 sq. miles (11380.455931 sq. km) Located within: New Mexico (NM), FIPS 35 Location: 32.728441 N, 103.327764 W Headwords: Lea Lea, NM Lea County Lea County, NM